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The Challenging C-Level Job Search

November 16, 2017

It can take 9-12 months to find that next right-fitting position … are never words my prospective Finance Executive clients want to hear. However, setting up realistic expectations ultimately translates to less frustration and impatience during what can be a … Continue reading

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3 Keys for Navigating the Job Search Maze

October 16, 2017

Have you ever been, or even felt, utterly lost? A few years ago, 2011 to be exact, I was headed to Phil Campbell, Alabama to help following the E5 tornado that devastated that town. Having never been there before and … Continue reading

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Are We Losing the Ability to Right Write?

September 26, 2017

Yes, I did that intentionally, and it was incredibly painful to do so. But the question remains … are we? Which begs another question … does it matter? Many years ago, a 5th grade English teacher told me that she … Continue reading

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Are We Losing the Ability to Right Write?

September 26, 2017

Yes, I did that intentionally, and it was incredibly painful to do so. But the question remains … are we? Which begs another question … does it matter? Many years ago, a 5th grade English teacher told me that she … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Hire a Resume Writer

September 3, 2017

Last week one of my colleagues wrote an article opining that no one should ever hire a resume writer. Rather, candidates should all enroll in her *paid* class so she can teach them how to write their own resume. It … Continue reading

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Four Reasons for an Extended Job Search

August 31, 2017

In a recent phone conversation with a prospective CFO client, he asked me how long a job search might take. It’s a firebomb question, and the truth can be discouraging. It might take 3 months, 6 months, or more than … Continue reading

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Are You a CFO with the Goal of Being CEO?

August 28, 2017

I have thought for years that the Chief Financial Officer was a natural fit to step into the role of Chief Executive Officer, even before the expansion of the Finance Chief’s responsibilities. And while I still believe the facts support … Continue reading

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Are You a CFO with the Goal of Being CEO?

August 28, 2017

I have thought for years that the Chief Financial Officer was a natural fit to step into the role of Chief Executive Officer, even before the expansion of the Finance Chief’s responsibilities. And while I still believe the facts support … Continue reading

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In Demand CFOs

August 24, 2017

An opinion post appearing in the North Bay Business Journal certainly seems to be spot on in identifying the traits of an accomplished CFO. I’ll add my thoughts on two things that I believe are critically important. <<As the role … Continue reading

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In Demand CFOs

August 24, 2017

An opinion post appearing in the North Bay Business Journal certainly seems to be spot on in identifying the traits of an accomplished CFO. I’ll add my thoughts on two things that I believe are critically important. <<As the role … Continue reading

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